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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1875 on: July 05, 2013, 06:28:24 PM »
Egret- "The early bird, and the worm story"
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1876 on: July 05, 2013, 06:29:51 PM »
I think you are right in your bird ID.

Excellent shot.

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African Snake Eagle, I think.

Birds aren't my usual as I like stuff with Large Teeth & Attitude, but I cant resist Eagles & Owls, Ostriches are good also, they don't move too fast.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1877 on: July 05, 2013, 06:54:03 PM »
Egret- "The early bird, and the worm story"

Nicely done!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1878 on: July 05, 2013, 09:13:38 PM »
Egret- "The early bird, and the worm story"

Nicely done!
Yes, great pic. Some worm that!

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1879 on: July 05, 2013, 11:47:38 PM »
I am not sure, but I think this is a female wood duck (and chicks). Shot in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with my p/s. I'm going back tomorrow with the real camera and will try to do better, and look for the male. Can anyone confirm it's a wood duck?
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1880 on: July 06, 2013, 09:03:51 AM »
Egret- "The early bird, and the worm story"

Nice shot. I like the scene.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1881 on: July 07, 2013, 12:13:26 AM »
This first one is the closest a bird has ever let me get.  He didn't budge even when I was within 5-6 feet.  For a while I thought I was looking stupid photographing what appeared to be a bird statue.


IMG_5347-2 by Joe Beckwith, on Flickr


I used to bring my camera to work and go to the local park on lunch as a form of stress relief.  It was nice, especially when the ducks were posing for family portraits.


IMG_3789 by Joe Beckwith, on Flickr

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1881 on: July 07, 2013, 12:13:26 AM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1882 on: July 07, 2013, 07:57:49 AM »
This first one is the closest a bird has ever let me get.  He didn't budge even when I was within 5-6 feet.  For a while I thought I was looking stupid photographing what appeared to be a bird statue.


I used to bring my camera to work and go to the local park on lunch as a form of stress relief.  It was nice, especially when the ducks were posing for family portraits.


Nice pictures JBeckwith  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1883 on: July 07, 2013, 09:30:02 AM »
This first one is the closest a bird has ever let me get.  He didn't budge even when I was within 5-6 feet.  For a while I thought I was looking stupid photographing what appeared to be a bird statue.

And one morning out paddling in my canoe, I come around a point and there are three mergansers sleeping on the water near a dock...... I take out the camera and spend the next 20 minutes drifting towards them in a light breeze. As I got closer I realized they were very well colored plastic decoys...
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1884 on: July 07, 2013, 09:34:07 AM »
My vote for most beautiful flyer -  Roseate Tern
Perfect symmetry, ultra sleek,   Sublime.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1885 on: July 07, 2013, 09:39:55 AM »
My vote for most beautiful flyer -  Roseate Tern
Perfect symmetry, ultra sleek,   Sublime.

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I agree with you. My vote also. It looks like a fighter jet.  8) Nice one IslanderMV.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1886 on: July 07, 2013, 09:41:57 AM »
My vote for most beautiful flyer -  Roseate Tern
Perfect symmetry, ultra sleek,   Sublime.

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PS. When I said "My vote for most beautiful flyer",  meant the species , not this photo.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1887 on: July 07, 2013, 09:50:55 AM »
I love that bird too. I watch them flying while kayaking, they are amazing flyers, especially when they dive for fish.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1888 on: July 07, 2013, 11:19:33 AM »
Hummies, they're just so difficult to shoot!
Got these trying to vie for the sugar feeder, just can't focus as fast as they flutter about.  My apologies for softness in focus.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1889 on: July 07, 2013, 11:44:16 AM »
Something from SouthEast Asia..an Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher also known as the Black-backed Kingfisher or Three-toed Kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca).

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1889 on: July 07, 2013, 11:44:16 AM »